CT for Adult Minor Head Trauma

Avoid computer tomography (CT) scans of the head in emergency department patients with minor head injury who are at low risk based on validated decision rules.

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Choosing Wisely Handout: Brain Scans for Head Injuries

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Choosing Wisely Handout: Brain Scans for Head Injuries - Spanish Version

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ACR Appropriateness Criteria: CT for Adult Minor Head Traumaview more button

Choosing Wisely Handout: Do you need a CT scan for a head injury?

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Imaging Order Simulation: Selecting the best imaging exam for minor head trauma (adult)

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Presentation: CT for Adult Minor Head Trauma - When to Image Based on Choosing Wisely® and ACR Appropriateness Criteria® view more button

Patient-Friendly Appropriateness Criteria Summary

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Choosing Wisely Topic: CT for Adult Minor Head Trauma view more button

 

Podcast: A discussion on ordering imaging exams for adult minor head trauma

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Educational Flyer: CT Scans in the Emergency Department

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Article: The Canadian CT Head Rule for patients with minor head injury

Stiell I, et al. The Lancet. May 2001.view more button

Article: Computed Tomography Use for Adults with Head Injury:

Describing Likely Avoidable Emergency Department Imaging Based on the Canadian CT Head Rule Sharp A, et al. AEM. January 2017.view more button